Juventus seem intent on keeping Paul Pogba through the rest of the year – hopefully Chelsea will still want him.
After Chelsea were ready to break the transfer record to land Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this summer, they might have to save up some extra change to land him next year.
According to the Mirror, Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta made it clear in a statement that any future bids for the 2013 Golden Boy will need to be at least €100 million in order to come to the table, and that even that probably won’t be enough to get a sale.
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“We decided to keep Pogba despite significant offers from foreign clubs,” Marotta said. “In future, he will be worth over €100 million.
“I’ve noticed how the Premier League has become richer, and we’ve seen clubs buying players for what would have been crazy prices until recently, but are very normal today.
“If Pogba continues his performance of last season, I think next year, €100 million will not suffice.”
Surprisingly enough, the €100 million (£73m) mark is actually LESS than Chelsea were reportedly willing to spend on the midfield megastar. According to reports, Chelsea were willing to go as high as £87 million to land the 22-year-old Frenchman – easily shattering the world transfer record in the same move.
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